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French mourn death of sax

September 19, 2017 by norman lebrecht

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The leading French saxophonist Jean Aussanaire has died of cancer, aged 56.

 

 

A member of many ensembles, working across the spectrum from folk music to modern jazz, he founded the Notes festival at Belle-Isle and made numerous recordings.

Finis Terrae de Jean Epstein (1928), musique de Jean Aussanaire et Eric Brochard, Guidel 2016 from eric brochard on Vimeo.


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